Examples of hateful in a Sentence
the girl's classmates were bullying her online, sending her hateful e-mails and text messages
Recent Examples of hateful from the Web
The discovery of the swastikas on Wednesday, and Sunday's rally followed public rallies, marches and demonstrations against hateful acts across the country in the wake of the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia more than a week ago.
And, in fact, Idaho’s concentration of such groups was a factor in financial news blog 24/7 Wall Street naming it the second most hateful state.
Hateful groups such as the KKK, Neo-Nazis, and white supremacists do not represent conservative values and have no place in our party.
This is no longer free speech; this is hateful, violent behavior that cannot be accepted.
However, in removing posts sharing the Daily Stormer article, Facebook seems to be merely continuing its recently stepped-up efforts to combat the spread of offensive and hateful content on social media.
The center, which serves as a mosque, community center, and day care provider, has occasionally received threats and hateful phone calls or email messages, but it has never been attacked before.
Thorpe's excitement soon turned sour, as social media users began responding to her tweet with hateful, body-shaming comments.
Screenshots of the offensive language quickly made their rounds on Twitter, with customers pointing out that the same cap was being sold on Amazon — but without the hateful language.
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First Known Use of hateful
Synonymsbad [slang], bitchy, catty, cruel, despiteful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, nasty, spiteful, vicious, virulent
Antonymsbenevolent, benign, benignant, loving, unmalicious
Related Wordsdevious, scoundrelly, scurvy, snakelike; acrimonious, bitter, envious, jaundiced, jealous, rancorous, resentful, vindictive, vitriolic; contemptuous, deprecating, derogatory, disdainful, disparaging, mean-spirited, obnoxious, opprobrious, scornful, snide, snotty, unkind, unkindly, unloving; baleful, baneful, evil; harsh, hostile, inimical; acrid, caustic, poisonous, scathing, venomous
Near Antonymscompassionate, good, good-hearted, kind, kindhearted, kindly, sympathetic, warm, warmhearted; affable, agreeable, amiable, cordial, friendly, genial, gracious, nice, pleasant; affectionate, amorous, sweet, tender, tenderhearted; humane; altruistic, high-minded, humanitarian, magnanimous, noble, philanthropic (also philanthropical)
HATEFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hateful for English Language Learners
: very bad or evil : causing or deserving hate
: full of hate : showing hate
HATEFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of hateful for Students
- “Then you get her out of here,” he said with hateful force.
- —Mildred D. Taylor, Roll of Thunder
- a hateful crime
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